3 Dakota Nelson
3 Dakota Nelson
Height: 5-10
Weight: 188
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fairland, Ind.
High School: Triton Central
Position: WR
gp 10
yds 643
yds/g 64.3
td 7

Rejoins Black and Gold in 2017 … Enters senior slate as one of six-man captains group … Ranks third in career receptions (157) and receiving yardage (1993) while holds single-season receiving yardage mark (1116) … First team all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and Special Teams Player of Year (2014)/second team all-HCAC (2013)/D3Football.com all-region (2014) … Led NCAA Division III in all-purpose and return yardage per game (2014) … Sport management major … Member of campus’ Accounting and Business Club … Participates in athletics for the love of the game.

Recent Games
Oct 7 at Defiance W, 23-21
Oct 14 Rose-Hulman L, 44-13
Oct 21 Bluffton W, 28-21
Oct 28 at Earlham W, 48-13
Nov 4 at Hanover W, 35-34
Nov 11 Anderson (Ind.) W, 22-9
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 54 41
Yards 643 545
Yards per game 64.3 68.1
Yards per catch 11.9 13.3
Touchdowns 7 6
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 31 at Trine L, 35-12 1 1 100.0% 37 37.0 1 0 0 0
Sep 9 at Alma W, 33-31 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Mt. St. Joseph L, 31-14 0 2 .0% 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Sep 30 at Franklin L, 69-19 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Defiance W, 23-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Rose-Hulman L, 44-13 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Bluffton W, 28-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Earlham W, 48-13 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Hanover W, 35-34 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Anderson (Ind.) W, 22-9 1 1 100.0% 10 10.0 1 0 0 0
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 31 at Trine L, 35-12 3 19 6.3 11 0 - -
Sep 9 at Alma W, 33-31 6 33 5.5 14 0 - -
Sep 23 Mt. St. Joseph L, 31-14 4 4 1.0 2 0 1 0
Sep 30 at Franklin L, 69-19 2 8 4.0 7 0 - -
Oct 7 at Defiance W, 23-21 3 25 8.3 19 0 - -
Oct 14 Rose-Hulman L, 44-13 7 35 5.0 11 0 - -
Oct 21 Bluffton W, 28-21 6 31 5.2 10 0 - -
Oct 28 at Earlham W, 48-13 2 11 5.5 7 0 - -
Nov 4 at Hanover W, 35-34 5 39 7.8 22 0 - -
Nov 11 Anderson (Ind.) W, 22-9 10 28 2.8 14 1 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 31 at Trine L, 35-12 6 18 3.0 9 1 - -
Sep 9 at Alma W, 33-31 7 80 11.4 37 0 - -
Sep 23 Mt. St. Joseph L, 31-14 4 26 6.5 9 0 1 0
Sep 30 at Franklin L, 69-19 7 126 18.0 67 1 - -
Oct 7 at Defiance W, 23-21 4 25 6.3 17 0 - -
Oct 14 Rose-Hulman L, 44-13 2 29 14.5 24 1 - -
Oct 21 Bluffton W, 28-21 6 42 7.0 15 0 - -
Oct 28 at Earlham W, 48-13 6 113 18.8 52 1 - -
Nov 4 at Hanover W, 35-34 9 145 16.1 63 3 - -
Nov 11 Anderson (Ind.) W, 22-9 3 39 13.0 18 0 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 31 at Trine L, 35-12 - - - - - 0
Sep 9 at Alma W, 33-31 - - - - - 0
Sep 23 Mt. St. Joseph L, 31-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 30 at Franklin L, 69-19 - - - - - 0
Oct 7 at Defiance W, 23-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 14 Rose-Hulman L, 44-13 - - - - - 0
Oct 21 Bluffton W, 28-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 28 at Earlham W, 48-13 - - - - - 0
Nov 4 at Hanover W, 35-34 - - - - - 0
Nov 11 Anderson (Ind.) W, 22-9 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 31 at Trine L, 35-12 - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Alma W, 33-31 - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Mt. St. Joseph L, 31-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Franklin L, 69-19 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Defiance W, 23-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Rose-Hulman L, 44-13 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Bluffton W, 28-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Earlham W, 48-13 - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Hanover W, 35-34 - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Anderson (Ind.) W, 22-9 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 31 at Trine L, 35-12 6 134 22.3 28 0 1 13 13.0 13 0
Sep 9 at Alma W, 33-31 3 138 46.0 93 1 1 5 5.0 5 0
Sep 23 Mt. St. Joseph L, 31-14 6 164 27.3 39 0 1 1 1.0 1 0
Sep 30 at Franklin L, 69-19 7 189 27.0 33 0 - - - - -
Oct 7 at Defiance W, 23-21 2 117 58.5 90 1 2 19 9.5 19 0
Oct 14 Rose-Hulman L, 44-13 1 17 17.0 17 0 4 29 7.3 16 0
Oct 21 Bluffton W, 28-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Earlham W, 48-13 2 43 21.5 33 0 2 -5 -2.5 1 0
Nov 4 at Hanover W, 35-34 3 49 16.3 20 0 1 9 9.0 9 0
Nov 11 Anderson (Ind.) W, 22-9 1 36 36.0 36 0 4 67 16.8 26 0
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 31 at Trine L, 35-12 1 19 18 13 134 184
Sep 9 at Alma W, 33-31 1 33 80 5 138 256
Sep 23 Mt. St. Joseph L, 31-14 1 4 26 1 164 195
Sep 30 at Franklin L, 69-19 1 8 126 - 189 323
Oct 7 at Defiance W, 23-21 1 25 25 19 117 186
Oct 14 Rose-Hulman L, 44-13 1 35 29 29 17 110
Oct 21 Bluffton W, 28-21 1 31 42 - - 73
Oct 28 at Earlham W, 48-13 1 11 113 -5 43 162
Nov 4 at Hanover W, 35-34 1 39 145 9 49 242
Nov 11 Anderson (Ind.) W, 22-9 1 28 39 67 36 170
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 31 at Trine L, 35-12 6 0 1 0 0 - - - - - 0 -
Sep 9 at Alma W, 33-31 6 0 0 1 0 - - - - - 0 -
Sep 23 Mt. St. Joseph L, 31-14 0 0 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 -
Sep 30 at Franklin L, 69-19 6 0 1 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 7 at Defiance W, 23-21 6 0 0 1 0 - - - - - 0 -
Oct 14 Rose-Hulman L, 44-13 6 0 1 0 0 - - - - - 0 -
Oct 21 Bluffton W, 28-21 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 28 at Earlham W, 48-13 6 0 1 0 0 - - - - - 0 -
Nov 4 at Hanover W, 35-34 18 0 3 0 0 - - - - - 0 -
Nov 11 Anderson (Ind.) W, 22-9 6 1 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 31 at Trine L, 35-12 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Alma W, 33-31 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Mt. St. Joseph L, 31-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Franklin L, 69-19 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Defiance W, 23-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Rose-Hulman L, 44-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 Bluffton W, 28-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Earlham W, 48-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Hanover W, 35-34 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Anderson (Ind.) W, 22-9 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 10 2 4 50.0% 47 4.7 11.8 2 0 37 313.7
Total 30 2 4 50.0% 47 1.6 11.8 2 0 37 313.7
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2013-14 10 4 13 1.3 3.3 0 6 1 1
2014-15 10 8 31 3.1 3.9 0 14 1 1
2015-16 - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 48 233 23.3 4.9 1 22 1 0
Total 30 60 277 9.2 4.6 1 22 3 2
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2013-14 10 56 5.6 582 58.2 10.4 4 60
2014-15 10 76 7.6 1116 111.6 14.7 8 59
2015-16 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 54 5.4 643 64.3 11.9 7 67
Total 30 186 6.2 2341 78.0 12.6 19 67
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 - - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - 0
Total 30 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 30 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2013-14 19 429 22.6 1 84 13 236 18.2 1 68
2014-15 32 830 25.9 1 83 15 382 25.5 3 91
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 31 887 28.6 2 93 16 138 8.6 0 26
Total 82 2146 26.2 4 93 44 756 17.2 4 91
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2013-14 10 13 582 236 429 1260 126.0
2014-15 10 31 1116 382 830 2359 235.9
2015-16 - - - - - 0 -
2017-18 10 233 643 138 887 1901 190.1
Total 30 277 2341 756 2146 5520 184.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2013-14 36 3.6 0 4 1 1 - - - - - 0
2014-15 72 7.2 0 8 1 3 - - - - - 0
2015-16 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 60 6.0 1 7 2 0 - - - - - 0
Total 168 5.6 1 19 4 4 - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2013-14 10 3 0 3.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 30 3 0 3.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 2 4 50.0% 47 4.7 11.8 2 0 37 313.7
Conference 8 1 3 33.3% 10 1.3 3.3 1 0 10 171.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 4 1 3 33.3% 10 2.5 3.3 1 0 10 171.3
Away 6 1 1 100.0% 37 6.2 37.0 1 0 37 740.8
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 6 1 1 100.0% 10 1.7 10.0 1 0 10 514.0
Losses 4 1 3 33.3% 37 9.3 12.3 1 0 37 246.9
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August 1 1 1 100.0% 37 37.0 37.0 1 0 37 740.8
September 3 0 2 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 1 1 100.0% 10 5.0 10.0 1 0 10 514.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 48 233 23.3 4.9 1 22 1 0
Conference 8 39 181 22.6 4.6 1 22 1 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 27 98 24.5 3.6 1 14 1 0
Away 6 21 135 22.5 6.4 0 22 - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 32 167 27.8 5.2 1 22 - -
Losses 4 16 66 16.5 4.1 0 11 1 0
-
August 1 3 19 19.0 6.3 0 11 - -
September 3 12 45 15.0 3.8 0 14 1 0
October 4 18 102 25.5 5.7 0 19 - -
November 2 15 67 33.5 4.5 1 22 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 54 5.4 643 64.3 11.9 7 67
Conference 8 41 5.1 545 68.1 13.3 6 67
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 15 3.8 136 34.0 9.1 1 24
Away 6 39 6.5 507 84.5 13.0 6 67
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 35 5.8 444 74.0 12.7 4 63
Losses 4 19 4.8 199 49.8 10.5 3 67
-
August 1 6 6.0 18 18.0 3.0 1 9
September 3 18 6.0 232 77.3 12.9 1 67
October 4 18 4.5 209 52.3 11.6 2 52
November 2 12 6.0 184 92.0 15.3 3 63
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - 0
Away 6 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - 0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 31 887 28.6 2 93 16 138 8.6 0 26
Conference 22 615 28.0 1 90 14 120 8.6 0 26
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 8 217 27.1 0 39 9 97 10.8 0 26
Away 23 670 29.1 2 93 7 41 5.9 0 19
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 11 383 34.8 2 93 10 95 9.5 0 26
Losses 20 504 25.2 0 39 6 43 7.2 0 16
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August 6 134 22.3 0 28 1 13 13.0 0 13
September 16 491 30.7 1 93 2 6 3.0 0 5
October 5 177 35.4 1 90 8 43 5.4 0 19
November 4 85 21.3 0 36 5 76 15.2 0 26
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 233 643 138 887 1901 190.1
Conference 8 181 545 120 615 1461 182.6
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 4 98 136 97 217 548 137.0
Away 6 135 507 41 670 1353 225.5
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 6 167 444 95 383 1089 181.5
Losses 4 66 199 43 504 812 203.0
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August 1 19 18 13 134 184 184.0
September 3 45 232 6 491 774 258.0
October 4 102 209 43 177 531 132.8
November 2 67 184 76 85 412 206.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 60 6.0 1 7 2 0 - - - - - 0
Conference 48 6.0 1 6 1 0 - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 12 3.0 1 1 0 0 - - - - - 0
Away 48 8.0 0 6 2 0 - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 42 7.0 1 4 2 0 - - - - - 0
Losses 18 4.5 0 3 0 0 - - - - - 0
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August 6 6.0 0 1 0 0 - - - - - 0
September 12 4.0 0 1 1 0 - - - - - 0
October 18 4.5 0 2 1 0 - - - - - 0
November 24 12.0 1 3 0 0 - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -